Chattanooga police arrest 48 in weekend saturation program

Chattanooga police arrest 48 in weekend saturation program

November 7th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Chattanooga police made 48 arrests and issued 134 citations during a weekend saturation program designed to confront issues with citywide car break-ins, burglaries, gun crimes and other offenses.

Police spread out over "problem areas" to create a concentrated police presence, said police spokeswoman Sgt. Jerri Weary.

Officers took in 10 people into custody for drug charges and seized $2,021 along with a 1997 BMW 52Bi, Weary said.